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set

(set),
1. A readiness to perceive or respond in some way; an attitude that facilitates or predetermines an outcome, for example, prejudice or bigotry as a set to respond negatively, independently of the merits of the stimulus.
2. To reduce a fracture, that is, to bring the bones back into a normal position or alignment.
3. Defined group of events, objects, data, distinguishable from other groups.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

set

(sĕt)
v.
1. To put into a stable position.
2. To fix firmly or in an immobile manner.
3. To become fixed or hardened; coagulate.
4. To bring the bones of a fracture back into a normal position or alignment.
n.
1. The act or process of setting.
2. The condition resulting from setting.
3. A permanent firming or hardening of a substance, as by cooling.
4. The carriage or bearing of a part of the body.
5. A particular psychological state, usually that of anticipation or preparedness.

set

1 n, a predisposition to behave in a certain way.
2 v, to reduce a fracture by moving the bones back into a normal position.

set

Drug slang
A regional term for a place where illicit drugs are sold.

Vox populi 
A collection; a grouping of similar things.

set

(set)
1. To reduce a fracture, i.e., to bring the fragments back into a normal position or alignment.
2. A readiness to perceive or to respond in some way; a mindset; an attitude that affects or predetermines an outcome, e.g., prejudice or bigotry.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

set

realignment of apposing ends of a fractured bone and maintenance of this relationship during healing

set

(set)
1. Readiness to perceive or respond in some way; attitude that facilitates or predetermines an outcome, e.g., prejudice or bigotry as a set to respond negatively, independently of merits of the stimulus.
2. To reduce a fracture, i.e., to bring bones back into a normal position or alignment.
3. Defined group of events, objects, data, distinguishable from other groups.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

set,

n term applied to the state of a plastic material after it has hardened or jelled by chemical action, cooling, or saponification. It is used in connection with impression materials, waxes, and gypsum materials.

Patient discussion about set

Q. What she should do, if found positive? my wife who is 31 years, had breast cancer history in her family and I have advised her to have a test. She will have her test done next week. What she should do, if found positive?

A. I think you must pray that she is not positive, but if found positive let the doctor start the treatment and she should cooperate with doctor. She needs to learn about her problem and also the ways to cope them, like by having good diet and fitness, which she would require when the treatment or surgery will be done. Thanks ....and hope she is not positive…

Q. What are carbohydrates and where they are found and what is their nutritional value?

A. You got it.

Q. how can i deal with my newly found pulic speaking anxiety?

A. From what I understand, some studies have shown that more people harbor a fear of public speaking than do of death.
My best advice would be to begin by practicing speaking before a mirror, picturing someone else's face. Then try speaking before friends.
Community colleges and adult learning programs often have classes/workshops on speech, and I personally found such a class to have been extremely valuable.
Best of luck to you.

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A sole driver should have a sleep before setting off if possible, and then plan a route and extra time to ensure that regular breaks can be taken on the way.
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Some thoughtless young people waste hours of fire service time by setting off fire alarms as a prank.
These contaminants acted as catalysts, setting off a series of explosive, water-induced chemical reactions that rapidly raised the mixture's temperature.
The 34-year-old is accused of setting off fireworks in Hawick, Roxburghshire, at 2am last Monday and has been reported to the fiscal.
After fire was ruled out, it was suggested that a spider crawled over a detection sensor, setting off the alarm.
WE have all read recently the many letters complaining bitterly of the setting off of fireworks many weeks before and after Guy Fawkes night, but in my opinion the mindless cre-tin who, in my neighbourhood, set off a series of window pane-rattling air bombs at 10pm on Christmas Eve beats the lot.
A MAN accused of harassing his neighbours by setting off fireworks has been found hanged at his home.
The biggest threat to the city this Fourth of July holiday isn't coming from terrorists, but from celebrants firing guns into the air and setting off fireworks, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
A reward of pounds 500 is being offered to any student who gives information about colleagues setting off fire alarms in halls of residence.